COLLINS CUP – Race Week BTS with That Triathlon Life

COLLINS CUP – Race Week BTS with That Triathlon Life

[Music] [Music] [Music] see you later okay don’t let any bad guys in babysitter will be here in 10 minutes it’s just you me and the odds we stuck together we’re two piecing apart get down to bad hand i’m there season the cards will never be separated till we see in the guards we’ve been low together [Music] [Music] between us how’s it trying fancy [Music] okay this is take two because the first time i was not enthusiastic enough about how cool this is so eric is building my bike for me that is amazing wow thank you eric he’s never built my bike for me before but he’s doing it now we’re staying in this insane hotel room one of the nicest ones i’ve ever seen that has a full like living room bedroom giant deck the travel was long but it was smooth and easy we had an empty plane we got our own rows to lie down in an economy so it’s like first class an economy um yeah this place is just so crazy there’s a huge pool a track like everything on site and this is the race side as well so don’t really have to ever leave this like little bubble venue it’s easy to like complain when you’re super tired like i feel super stiff and sore from traveling because i feel like i’m a hundred it’s not as easy it used to be but like eric said the reality is this is really freaking sweet so i’m gonna forget about my jet lag and be super cheerful okay see you later [Music] is [Music] uh oh there’s a bunch of words plus an exclamation mark in a circle i guess it’s not definitely that necessary it’s like doing a filter cleaning so this is the international team lounge and paula is breaking the coffee machine i don’t know if we’re supposed to be using it but it’s our only source of coffee we have to use it [Music] brenda what real quick what we’re doing i don’t know yet okay we just got here so some sort of shakeout [Music] um paula paul is doing a zwift ride the official like team international zwift ride um and i’m not so all the kickers are busy i don’t really want to ride the kicker anyway but i’m gonna go check out the uh the bike path that goes along the canal here for a little outside excitement today is pretty slam packed we’re like we have swim bike run photos zwift ride bike building um breakfast with bob so many things but we’re just knocking them out um i think we’re feeling pretty good seems like it should be more chill for paula because there’s no money on the line but i think like ultimately end of the day like we for the most part do this because we want to do well and there’s a pride you know factor more so even than however much money’s on the line um but that being said uh for my race on sunday there is uh 10 000 euros to win so it would be pretty sweet to get a piece of that so as much as i’m here like my initial plan was to be here and help paula make sure that everything is like totally smooth and chill for her also going to try to get as ready to race as i can at the very least get a good hard session and uh head of worlds so let’s go check out this check out this sweet bike path [Music] there’s no [Music] there’s nobody [Music] cause they don’t stand for nothing [Music] is [Music] yeah yeah that’s another cool part is seeing lisa bentley and whitfield and having their leadership and uh just friendship really like i’ve been you’ve been close yeah for a long time right yeah i’ve known simon especially for a long time so it’s been really nice to catch up with him and i haven’t seen him for a few years probably the pandemics so it’s kind of funny that we’re all meeting in slovakia but yeah i uh moved to bend race challenge miami where i saw you last yes uh saint george has been my last race okay had a little bit of an injury june july it’s better now but i didn’t know come on [Music] [Music] distinguished guests ladies and gentlemen how good does it feel to say it is finally here on behalf of the professional triathletes organization the pto the ex bionic sphere and the challenge family a very very warm welcome to you all to shammarine and welcome to the opening ceremony for the inaugural collins cup as you just heard the athletes are here the course is set and a global audience in over 100 countries awaits the start of this economy a unique competition in which teams from the us europe and the internationals will do battle to see who rules the sport [Music] without further ado let’s bring on the stars first of all led by team captains karen spiers and mark hannon would you give a huge welcome please to team us and now for the women of team international from new zealand theresa adam from canada paula finley [Music] from south africa genie metzler [Applause] [Music] so if this is the case and the setup you bring up we bring up lucy charles [Applause] [Music] you
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COLLINS CUP - Race Week BTS with That Triathlon Life

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